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 Over to you Ross
Topic Originator: Westies squint kicks  
Date:   Sat 11 Jan 16:47

5 losses in a row and a humiliating cup exit, it wasnt good enough for the last manager and it's not any better now, can't be here by close of business Monday.
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 Re: Over to you Ross
Topic Originator: Scrimmers249  
Date:   Sat 11 Jan 16:48

Ross can go as well out of his depth
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 Re: Over to you Ross
Topic Originator: gordi-b  
Date:   Sat 11 Jan 16:49

Sitting on their hands as usual, their experiment has imploded ,

G.B
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 Re: Over to you Ross
Topic Originator: Par  
Date:   Sat 11 Jan 16:49

Are the Chairman and BoD the ones to take us forward, one bad decision after another.
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 Re: Over to you Ross
Topic Originator: cammypar 1995  
Date:   Sat 11 Jan 16:50

Let's be serious for a minute who if the board goes puts the money in?

c'mon the pars
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 Re: Over to you Ross
Topic Originator: Row_ZZ  
Date:   Sat 11 Jan 16:51

Grow a set and get rid of him!

I Know There's Gonna Be (Good Times)
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 Re: Over to you Ross
Topic Originator: hudza  
Date:   Sat 11 Jan 16:53

Time was up weeks ago. Craw is out his depth, doesn’t have a clue.
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 Re: Over to you Ross
Topic Originator: Sliema Par  
Date:   Sat 11 Jan 16:55

Stevie Crawford is floundering and out of his depth.

He MUST go

His appointment was AN UTTER DISASTER..
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 Re: Over to you Ross
Topic Originator: Frank Butchers LoveHandles  
Date:   Sat 11 Jan 16:56

Financially I don't know if it's viable to get rid of Crawford but we are in absolutely freefall and this really can't continue. We have had two 4 or 5 week purple patches in his 12 months here but that apart it has been dreadful. 2 embarrassing Scottish Cup exits included. Johnson was sacked for less that this.

Awight Pat!
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 Re: Over to you Ross
Topic Originator: Sliema Par  
Date:   Sat 11 Jan 16:59

Callum Davidson was the reason for the purple patch.



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 Re: Over to you Ross
Topic Originator: Frank Butchers LoveHandles  
Date:   Sat 11 Jan 17:00

Quote:

Sliema Par, Sat 11 Jan 16:59

Calum Davidson was the reason for the purple patch.


This season as well? Don't talk crap.

Awight Pat!
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 Re: Over to you Ross
Topic Originator: Bamba-Daft  
Date:   Sat 11 Jan 17:02

If he doesn’t get sacked after 5 losses in a row and an atrocious defeat in the cup thus ending any chance we’ve got of extra income.. then the board should be the ones to step down. They clearly don’t know what they’re doing in footballing terms.
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 Re: Over to you Ross
Topic Originator: GG4  
Date:   Sat 11 Jan 17:02

This ^^^

The seaside league gies me the fear.



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 Re: Over to you Ross
Topic Originator: theweepar  
Date:   Sat 11 Jan 17:02

Quote:

Frank Butchers LoveHandles, Sat 11 Jan 17:00

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Sliema Par, Sat 11 Jan 16:59

Calum Davidson was the reason for the purple patch.


This season as well? Don't talk crap.


This season's was barely a "purple patch" just other teams played naff, team can't defend this season it's obvious that Davidson was the reason we could
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 Re: Over to you Ross
Topic Originator: Sliema Par  
Date:   Sat 11 Jan 17:05

Stranraer in the Cup,Edinburgh City,Alloa,Arbroath,Alloa again and before that Raith Rovers in the Scottish FA Cup.

The experiment ends here.
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 Re: Over to you Ross
Topic Originator: the saline hill puma  
Date:   Sat 11 Jan 17:06

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theweepar, Sat 11 Jan 17:02

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Frank Butchers LoveHandles, Sat 11 Jan 17:00

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Sliema Par, Sat 11 Jan 16:59

Calum Davidson was the reason for the purple patch.


This season as well? Don't talk crap.


This season's was barely a "purple patch" just other teams played naff, team can't defend this season it's obvious that Davidson was the reason we could


So Davidson was also part of the problem last year? Or was he just part of the good results?
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 Re: Over to you Ross
Topic Originator: Sliema Par  
Date:   Sat 11 Jan 17:07

What we would give to have a real Manager like Callum Davidson.
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 Re: Over to you Ross
Topic Originator: Dafc1996  
Date:   Sat 11 Jan 17:08

You been drinking sliema



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 Re: Over to you Ross
Topic Originator: Scrimmers249  
Date:   Sat 11 Jan 17:08

Utter Bollocks... Davidson has never been a manager so what makes you think he could do better than the current clown
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 Re: Over to you Ross
Topic Originator: Rastapari  
Date:   Sat 11 Jan 17:09

Quote:

Sliema Par, Sat 11 Jan 17:07

What we would give to have a real Manager like Callum Davidson.


Please tell me this is sarcasm?

I Hope You're Ok Today....
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 Re: Over to you Ross
Topic Originator: red-star-par  
Date:   Sat 11 Jan 17:09

Stevie stepped in to do what was asked of him, he was quite happy coaching. It's a pity it's come to this. I've got no faith in Ross and the board to make the right decision, at the right time, or the right appointment. Their decision making over the manager role has been a disaster since they took the helm. As we seen last time with Johnston, the board won't make a decision to change manager until the fans ire moves from the manager, to the chairman
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 Re: Over to you Ross
Topic Originator: Sliema Par  
Date:   Sat 11 Jan 17:11

Gates are down 18%.
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 Re: Over to you Ross
Topic Originator: red-star-par  
Date:   Sat 11 Jan 17:14

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Sliema Par, Sat 11 Jan 17:11

Gates are down 18%.


So you keep saying, you are like a broken record. Clamping down on the free season tickets, and the increase in prices will have had more effect on attendance than Stevie Crawford
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 Re: Over to you Ross
Topic Originator: GG4  
Date:   Sat 11 Jan 17:15

And will continue to drop. How far must they drop for the BOD to notice and take action though Silema?
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 Re: Over to you Ross
Topic Originator: Frank Butchers LoveHandles  
Date:   Sat 11 Jan 17:15

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Sliema Par, Sat 11 Jan 17:11

Gates are down 18%.


And as you have been told before the gates this season do not include a significant amount of freebies that were on last seasons numbers or do you chose to pay no attention to that?

Awight Pat!
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 Re: Over to you Ross
Topic Originator: Dafc1996  
Date:   Sat 11 Jan 17:16

All we are seeing is stats getting flung about... They have my money this season... Pars through and through season ticket holder for all my years watching the pars enough is enough... Take yer 18% and raise it am off till we sort things out on and off the park... There again to day waste of money waste of time would have been better sitting in the rain feeding the 🦆
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 Re: Over to you Ross
Topic Originator: Pars Kebab  
Date:   Sat 11 Jan 17:18

Johnson was punted for far less. He should never have been allowed near the job. The board have made another dreadful football decision. No doubt another lengthy statement and an attack on the fans coming up.
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 Re: Over to you Ross
Topic Originator: Sliema Par  
Date:   Sat 11 Jan 17:18

There have been times I have crossed the map of Europe to get to a game at East End.

If Stevie remains in charge on Friday 24th I will not be there.
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 Re: Over to you Ross
Topic Originator: gordi-b  
Date:   Sat 11 Jan 17:18

There was no tangable reason in giving Stevie the job and there was even less reasoning behind him appointing his mate as assistant the board stood by and sancioned this catastrophe , this is not a boys club this is a proud club with a lot of history and at the moment we are a laughing stock , someone needs to make a decision , and soon

G.B
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 Re: Over to you Ross
Topic Originator: Dafc1996  
Date:   Sat 11 Jan 17:19

Would rather back ***** rather than the people that pay to watch the ***** they put on the park and off it
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 Re: Over to you Ross
Topic Originator: eastendalloapar  
Date:   Sat 11 Jan 17:26

Personally I think the directors are too nice. In their hearts they want SC to be successful and don't want to give him the sack. For them as well as us they will be disappointed, however unlike us they would have to pay of SC and others. Then they would have to offer up a new manager.
Most of us who post here have put forward names but again most of these people already have jobs. Personally I cannot remember the last time we took on a new manager who was working at a decent level.
On thing I've always wondered about is why Alloa have always been able to employ good managers, who have went on to bigger clubs.

matt forsyth
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 Re: Over to you Ross
Topic Originator: EEP  
Date:   Sat 11 Jan 17:45

People saying the board should go? Are you serious? We wouldn’t have a club tbh And who would come in to take control.
Maybe SC gave his best interview of his life about bringing in youth etc.
It’s not worked and SC is way out of his depth especially in formations and tactical changes.
Do the board have the baws to admit they were wrong? We can only see!
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 Re: Over to you Ross
Topic Originator: obiwanyouknowme  
Date:   Sat 11 Jan 17:46

I think the club need to realise that paying off Crawford would be less than a season or 2 in the seaside league.

There’s getting beat and there’s getting beat and being clueless.

He has no idea who his best 11 is, no consistency, no experience in the squad other than Paton who is gone in my opinion.

We have 37 players on our books. We have brought in lads and loaned them out to junior clubs. If we are so skint we should’ve went with quality not quantity.

Who out of all the youngsters so far have shown they are 1 for the future? Other than Nisbet. Wouldn’t blame Nisbet for jumping ship which let’s be honest is likely to happen.

Maybe that’s why we loaned Ryan to Airdrie. Maybe hoping he gets them promoted so that when we get relegated we can play Raith and Falkirk
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 Re: Over to you Ross
Topic Originator: Berry  
Date:   Sat 11 Jan 19:18

EEP, no one has forgotten what the board has done for us, they are financially astute, the problem is they aren’t football men and majority of the big decisions in football they’ve gotten wrong.

There has to be a balance and an element of risk, keep an eye on finances but remain competitive and ambitious, we’re lacking in the latter.

It’s great breaking even each season, but if the performances continue to go downhill, the gates go down further, the harder it is to break even, the more likely we have to cut further cloth as a consequence, and we’ll be down a division before we know it. We’ll be losing money all over the shop with a stadium such as ours to maintain.
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 Re: Over to you Ross
Topic Originator: buffy  
Date:   Sat 11 Jan 19:29

I thought Jackie McNamara was brought in to deal with the football aspect of the club? Consultant is his title. Fairly sure the Board said this at one of the supporters’ meetings, after they admitted that they needed help in that department.

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 Re: Over to you Ross
Topic Originator: Hail2Crail  
Date:   Sat 11 Jan 19:31

Sack the board
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 Re: Over to you Ross
Topic Originator: Milos Drizzle  
Date:   Sat 11 Jan 19:41

100% back the board (just leave out the misguided and bizarre statements, please!), but it is clearly time to roll the management dice once again.

This is my signature
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 Re: Over to you Ross
Topic Originator: EEP  
Date:   Sat 11 Jan 19:50

Exactly Milos,
People make mistakes and the board have been done going down the youth route.
I just wonder if that Macnamara came in and have a speech about using his company etc working with SC blah blah and they have gone for it?
It’s not worked so the board have to step up and make changes.
Let’s hope they did not make a deal with Macnamaras company over said amount of years?
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 Re: Over to you Ross
Topic Originator: dover par  
Date:   Sat 11 Jan 20:21

Stevie will be the fall guy after another wrong decision by our leader.

New manager and changes on the board please. Need people that can take our club forward and imo in the last year or two I've seen no evidence of that.

"Pressure is something you feel when you don't know what the hell you're doing."
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 Re: Over to you Ross
Topic Originator: AdamAntsParsStripe  
Date:   Sat 11 Jan 20:32

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dover par, Sat 11 Jan 20:21

Stevie will be the fall guy after another wrong decision by our leader.

New manager and changes on the board please. Need people that can take our club forward and imo in the last year or two I've seen no evidence of that.


Interested to know what the other 'wrong decisions' were prior to Stevie in your view.

If you only turn up to moan then do it elsewhere
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 Re: Over to you Ross
Topic Originator: Parsbilly  
Date:   Sat 11 Jan 20:32

ross does what he is told by others, he is not in charge
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 Re: Over to you Ross
Topic Originator: PARrot  
Date:   Sat 11 Jan 20:33

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dover par, Sat 11 Jan 20:21

Stevie will be the fall guy after another wrong decision by our leader.

New manager and changes on the board please. Need people that can take our club forward and imo in the last year or two I've seen no evidence of that.


Are you volunteering?

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 Re: Over to you Ross
Topic Originator: DrumRoad  
Date:   Sat 11 Jan 23:02

There are a number of articulate & knowledgeable individuals on this forum & there are on the flip side a considerable amount of absolute zoomers as is borne out by this thread

“Board to resign” & then what..... FFS

2015/16 League one Winners
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 Re: Over to you Ross
Topic Originator: Boomer  
Date:   Sat 11 Jan 23:27

We are struggling with no money to change things but Sliema wtf would Calum Davidson bring to the party as a Manager really don’t get your take on that one
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 Re: Over to you Ross
Topic Originator: RossDAFC  
Date:   Sun 12 Jan 00:34

Out of interest - was RM elected by the other directors to be chairman and if so who would have the power to remove him from that position? There’s no way he’d intentionally do anything to hurt the club he supports but this feels like one big domino effect of poor footballing decisions over his tenure
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 Re: Over to you Ross
Topic Originator: Johan_Cruyff  
Date:   Sun 12 Jan 01:07

Genuine question.

Is McNamara drawing a wage from the club as a retainer type deal?... because in my industry a consultant is brought in for a fixed term when needed and paid accordingly. I am assuming that he is taking a % of deals rather than a full time wage.

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 Re: Over to you Ross
Topic Originator: Westies squint kicks  
Date:   Mon 13 Jan 17:30

Well our chairman seems to have backed his man. When even the most patient of fans are calling for change McArthur is sticking by club stalwart Crawford, you can only assume its the connection with the club that's keeping him in the job.
This decision only serves to bolster those whose opinion is that it's often "us and them" where our board are concerned. More unrest and division to follow, a change of manager would have had us all pulling in the same direction for at least a little while.
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 Re: Over to you Ross
Topic Originator: steaua  
Date:   Mon 13 Jan 17:54

On this post I have pressed a wrong button. Out of interest RossDAFC, who would you have as Chairman?
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 Re: Over to you Ross
Topic Originator: RossDAFC  
Date:   Mon 13 Jan 18:01

Someone with experience of running a football club
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 Re: Over to you Ross
Topic Originator: GG Riva  
Date:   Mon 13 Jan 18:06

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RossDAFC, Mon 13 Jan 18:01

Someone with experience of running a football club


And someone who wants to do it, of course.

For the record, I don't think the Pars have ever had a better, selfless, hardworking Chairman of a club so close to his heart. Sorry Ross, but you have no idea.



Not your average Sunday League player.
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 Re: Over to you Ross
Topic Originator: RossDAFC  
Date:   Mon 13 Jan 18:09

Working hard and selflessly doesn’t automatically make you good at the job?
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 Re: Over to you Ross
Topic Originator: steaua  
Date:   Mon 13 Jan 18:12

So although decisions are made by the Board, Ross is being singled out for the treatment. Were you thinking along the same lines when Ross put a whack of his own money in when we were in trouble, and was thought highly enough to be invited on to the SPFL establishment And the superb season and promotion we attained in 15/16.
I would also like the fans to think, start of the season we were good, we have been good in a lot of our first half performances then on the skids second half. Food for thought folks.
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 Re: Over to you Ross
Topic Originator: RossDAFC  
Date:   Mon 13 Jan 18:53

Don’t completely agree with everyone’s views but I simply say that if elected by BoD then he represents them and makes the final call on decisions. Therefore the string of poor footballing decisions must lie with RM first and then by extension the BoD. The only ‘football brain’ is Jim Leishman and i’m not entirely sure he qualifies currently in a backroom capacity.
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 Re: Over to you Ross
Topic Originator: GG Riva  
Date:   Mon 13 Jan 19:16

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RossDAFC, Mon 13 Jan 18:09

Working hard and selflessly doesn’t automatically make you good at the job?


No, it doesn't, but I've seen enough at first hand and know enough to state that Ross does an excellent job as our Chairman.



Not your average Sunday League player.
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 Re: Over to you Ross
Topic Originator: Sliema Par  
Date:   Mon 13 Jan 19:22

I thoroughly endorse the comments by GG Riva.

I have met most of our Chairmen going back decades.

Ross is outstanding and the most transparent.

If you want to criticise him, courteously, he will reply.

However,please research what he has done, and is doing, for our club.

Unpaid.
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 Re: Over to you Ross
Topic Originator: Rastapari  
Date:   Mon 13 Jan 19:29

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Sliema Par, Mon 13 Jan 19:22

I thoroughly endorse the comments by GG Riva.

I have met most of our Chairmen going back decades.

Ross is outstanding and the most transparent.

If you want to criticise him, courteously, he will reply.

However,please research what he has done, and is doing, for our club.

Unpaid.


This.

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 Re: Over to you Ross
Topic Originator: RossDAFC  
Date:   Mon 13 Jan 19:33

Might be doing great stuff behind the scenes but has been undone somewhat with the string of poor footballing decisions which have had a massive knock on effect. It’s not even an observation it’s just a fact?
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 Re: Over to you Ross
Topic Originator: steaua  
Date:   Mon 13 Jan 19:43

Can you please give us the fact/s.
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 Re: Over to you Ross
Topic Originator: RossDAFC  
Date:   Mon 13 Jan 19:59

In short - AJ 2 year deal (bizarre given the performances) -> giving the wrong man a big budget -> poor squad built (still dealing with some of AJs poor dealings) -> poor performances (manager to blame here mainly) -> sacked -> compensation to the management team instead of strengthening the squad -> little or no interview process to employ part of the failed management team -> had to clear out the dross and opt for younger and cheaper signings as budgets cut -> no real change of performances a year on -> and finally back to January where we have little to no money to strengthen
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 Re: Over to you Ross
Topic Originator: gordi-b  
Date:   Mon 13 Jan 22:32

You forgot the master stroke bringing an assistant

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 Re: Over to you Ross
Topic Originator: AdamAntsParsStripe  
Date:   Tue 14 Jan 00:19

Some of you lot need to get a real grip regarding the Chairman or BOD.
Intention is still something that I hold dear and the decisions to axe the previous management and hire SC and Co were done with all the best intentions to bring stability, if not success.

I accepted pre season a mid table place given the obvious financial restrictions and if this is turns out so, then let's see how it is shaping up for the summer.

I've been a vocal critic of Ross over the years for his antagonistic remarks and actions towards our young fans and stand by them but I'm also a realist and know he's just as much a fan as I am and hopefully he's not listening to mob rule as only this forum can produce.

If you only turn up to moan then do it elsewhere
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 Re: Over to you Ross
Topic Originator: USMac  
Date:   Tue 14 Jan 03:45

Managers are easy to find if that's what the BoD decides. I don't support a change at this time for reasons including the following:
1) the extra expense to the club,
2) the club's current mid-table position -- it's not like we're points off the bottom,
3) the talented squad that has been assembled at a reasonable cost -- so no need to make major changes in Jan,
4) that virtually the entire squad have an allegiance to the current manager because they have been brought in by him -- so the effect of a new manager would really be a shot in the dark,
5) that we have two new exciting loanees just recently and Murray is just back,
6) the club's efforts (probably through the manager) to build relationships with SPFL clubs for loan players,
7) the club's plan of recruiting younger players who will need experience, especially through the winter months when the weather and mud may not allow them to play the way they want.

Putting all of that aside, while managers may be easy to find, selfless club chairmen are not. What Ross and the other BoD members do for the club cannot be understated, nor can their efforts be replaced. I cannot understand for the life of me how people on here can be critical of their efforts -- unless they are willing to stand up and put in the time and effort themselves.

On a much smaller scale, I'm the voluntary president of a USA non-profit soccer association (youth recreational and competitive and also adult). I'm the board president, but I also do all the work that a general manager would do. The association is a good thing because, without it, parents would be forced to pay a lot more for their children to play (at a large for-profit club, which would love to get rid of us). I will say, though, it makes me quite angry when parents criticize our association because, frankly, they are often criticizing either my work or my decision without good reason or any understanding of the facts.

So I really hope Ross has a thicker skin than I do. I for one totally appreciate the efforts he has made for the club. COYP.



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 Re: Over to you Ross
Topic Originator: Rigger Al  
Date:   Tue 14 Jan 07:12

If all the whingers on here going on about the director, manager and the team feel that strongly about it then why not simply stay away until all the positions and job descriptions meet your requirements and tick all your boxes and leave the other pars fans who understand we are going through a hard transition period but continue to support all involved with DAFC .
Only a suggestion
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 Re: Over to you Ross
Topic Originator: Pars Kebab  
Date:   Tue 14 Jan 08:27

The players chuck the towel in as soon as the going gets tough. You are suggesting the fans do the same ? Crawford will end up getting punted if this dire run continues.
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 Re: Over to you Ross
Topic Originator: Rigger Al  
Date:   Tue 14 Jan 08:46

Pars kebab .
Where did i say the fans to throw the towel in ?
I simply suggested that if any fan was so unhappy and upset as some on here are, then take a break until the level of their expectations are met .
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 Re: Over to you Ross
Topic Originator: Bigfoot  
Date:   Tue 14 Jan 13:16

Some folk need to get a grip.

The board made a clear statement at the end of last season that there was an overspend and we have to cut our cloth accordingly.

They have decided that we invest in youth and bring in players willing to develop our team. Those that don't want to be part of teh project will be moved on. Some will hopefully be offered to larger clubs for profits.

In short, we will be in the land of mediocrity for a few seasons.

In Stevie Crawford, they have taekna gamble by bringing in an "untried" manager who is probably cheaper than someone tried and tested. Would you wan Yogi Hughes or Jim Duffy or Ian McCall - (even if we could afford them - whcih we can't).

They have bought into a the potential of him being Leishman-esque getting punters through the gates adn bringing stability and solidarity to the club, town and fans.

OK - so we are going through a pretty brutal patch just now, but it wasn't so long ago we were looking at third spot. The league is that tight and there is no middle ground to allow teams to develop.

So where do we go from here. For me, having went to school with Ross - I know how much the club means to him and he will always try to make the right decisions.

This is to all intents the next phase of the project to take the club further away from the Administration and toward being on a financial even keel and success beyond that.

Of course there are going to be low points - and this is just one of them.

Perhaps SC isn't the best, perhaps he needs time. However, I am sure that the BoD will make decisions that are financially right the club. And that is what this period at EEP boils down to financial stability and long term development.

Jesus saves, but Kirk nets rebound
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 Re: Over to you Ross
Topic Originator: Grant  
Date:   Tue 14 Jan 16:48

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Bigfoot, Tue 14 Jan 13:16


They have bought into a the potential of him being Leishman-esque getting punters through the gates adn bringing stability and solidarity to the club, town and fans.

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Which has proven to be absolutely miles off it.
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 Re: Over to you Ross
Topic Originator: 1970par  
Date:   Tue 14 Jan 17:57

Whilst I have my own thoughts on SC and his managerial ability I do wish to offer my support to Ross McCarthur, having worked with him on a few projects I can absolutely guarantee that he will work tirelessly to do the best for the club
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 Re: Over to you Ross
Topic Originator: Grant  
Date:   Tue 14 Jan 18:07

I was holding out hope that we would part company with Crawford with a similar time frame with AJ (AJ was let go on a Wednesday afternoon)

However it just doesn't seem like it's happening. Guaranteed in a few weeks when things are even worse we'll look back at the time immediately after the Morton game, where we had a free week, time for a new manager to come in and work with the players etc and see it as another massive blunder when we're manager hunting with the transfer window shut and the games coming thick and fast.

The correct call is so obvious it's painful, I really don't want it to get to the stage where a modern day player who was a bit of a hero, gets absolute pelters at EEP for not being upto it as a manager but that's what's going to happen if we don't beat Dundee, sickening.
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 Re: Over to you Ross
Topic Originator: Stanza  
Date:   Tue 14 Jan 18:53

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1970par, Tue 14 Jan 17:57

Whilst I have my own thoughts on SC and his managerial ability I do wish to offer my support to Ross McCarthur, having worked with him on a few projects I can absolutely guarantee that he will work tirelessly to do the best for the club


I agree with this, word for word.

For anyone calling for Ross (or other Board members) to pack it in, be very careful about what you wish for.

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 Re: Over to you Ross
Topic Originator: GG Riva  
Date:   Tue 14 Jan 19:43

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Stanza, Tue 14 Jan 18:53

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1970par, Tue 14 Jan 17:57

Whilst I have my own thoughts on SC and his managerial ability I do wish to offer my support to Ross McCarthur, having worked with him on a few projects I can absolutely guarantee that he will work tirelessly to do the best for the club


I agree with this, word for word.

For anyone calling for Ross (or other Board members) to pack it in, be very careful about what you wish for.


The most glaring fact for me is that no one who has any knowledge of our Chairman is suggesting he step down. As Stanza alludes, that would be a massive loss to DAFC.

Those fans calling for him to be replaced have no idea of the scale of great work Ross is doing, completely voluntarily, for our club, a part of which is attracting sponsorship to bring in much needed cash, given we have no credit facilities.



Not your average Sunday League player.
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 Re: Over to you Ross
Topic Originator: EEP  
Date:   Tue 14 Jan 20:00

I will never slate any of the directors for what they have done.
I presume you .net raspers know the directors put in sums of cash a while back?
I’m just thinking and I read on another site does Craw and Dair need a bit of a helping hand from a more experienced assistant that has been there etc?
A Jimmy Nichol type figure who can give advice/info over as we know the current management are out of their depth at the moment.
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 Re: Over to you Ross
Topic Originator: BigJPar  
Date:   Tue 14 Jan 20:58

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EEP, Tue 14 Jan 20:00

I will never slate any of the directors for what they have done.
I presume you .net raspers know the directors put in sums of cash a while back?
I’m just thinking and I read on another site does Craw and Dair need a bit of a helping hand from a more experienced assistant that has been there etc?
A Jimmy Nichol type figure who can give advice/info over as we know the current management are out of their depth at the moment.


Actually sacking dair and macnamara and bringing in an old head from somewhere to advise might be a good call.
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